Cocktail Recipes

Cocktails! Mix the perfect drink with these favorite recipes from Blue Ribbon hometown mixologists... both shaken and stirred.


On the Beach

By NIKKI SMITH
This drink can be an alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage. You can also make this a kids...

Lynchburg Lemonade

By Debbie Morris
Really good in the summer with cookouts. Can be made individually or by the pitcher, just...

Frozen Blue Whale

By Kitchen Crew
This frozen Blue Whale recipe is the perfect summer drink! Cool, refreshing and oh-so-delicious, enjoy responsibly...

Watermelon Vodka Slush

By Kristina Talkington
Such a light and refreshing drink! Great summer recipe!

Bella's Sherry "Nog"

By Christabel Roseau
This recipe has been adapted from a recipe found almost 5 hundred years ago. I love...

Best ever jello shots

By Nicole Whaley
This is our family party favor we can't have a party without them enjoy and be...

T's Style Peach Martini

By Telisia Dodd
This is a very nice drink to serve your lady friend's , for a jewery...

RHUBARB SLUSH

By Stacy Wood
GREAT ON HOT SUMMER DAYS got recipe from bf's uncle

Coquito (Puerto Rican Coconut Eggnog)

By Rebecca Figueroa
This is a very typical, traditional Puerto Rican drink served during the holidays. It can be...

A Little Fruity Martini

By Lillian Russo
This is my idea for a martini! No need for expensive mixes! It's smooth and fruity!

Irish Cream

By Wendy Gardner
This is a great clone for "Bailey's" Irish Cream!

Coquito (Traditional Puerto Rican Cordial)

By Juliann Esquivel
I got this recipe from a good friend and co-worker Samantha. She was born in Puerto...

Glühwein (Hot German Holiday Wine)

By JoSele Swopes
This is a special Christmas light watching wine. I make this every year for the...

Frozen Irish Banana

By Cari Blowers
Didn't know they grew bananas in Ireland did you? Well typically they don't, but it does...

Turks and Caicos Rum Punch

By Debi B
Yummy! From the Cayman Islands!

Pumpkin Pie Martini

By Cari Blowers
Pumpkin martini's are a bit of an acquired taste. People either love them or hate them...

BONNIE'S: THE ULTIMATE MARGARITA

By BonniE !
This is the best margarita you will ever drink! It took a while to fine-tune this...

Limoncello and Candied Lemon Peel

By Malinda Coletta
Served cold this is a refreshing after dinner drink...and the candied lemon peel is a bonus.

Yummy Hot Apple Pie Drink

By JoSele Swopes
I am not big on apple cider but I love these...A couple years ago we made...

Yummy Coconut Margarita

By JoSele Swopes
This is my very favorite Margarita...This is like a Pina Colada ...You can't even taste the...

Lemon Drop Martini

By Debbie W
This is my all time favortie adult berevage. I prefer Grey Goose vodka..it's very smooth. You...

Cranberry Vodka Slush

By S I
A quick, easy drink to make. This recipe makes quite a bit and it can...

Apricot Brandy Freeze

By S I
Easy and refreshing drink that's great for parties.
7 Summer Trifles

7 Summer Trifles


Who doesn’t love this lovely layered treat? Dating back to the 18th century, this is a tried and true summer dessert. Perfect for picnics, cookouts, and get-togethers, trifles are a delicious dessert that feed a crowd. Simple, gorgeous, and can be made ahead of time, trifles come in all shapes and sizes and flavors for […]

15 Easy Summer Desserts

15 Easy Summer Desserts


Pie, cobbler, cake and more, these easy dessert recipes are the sweet treats you’re craving this summer season. You’ll be the hit of all the cookouts, holidays and parties with these summer desserts. Key lime, strawberry, lemon, blackberry and all your favorite flavors are featured in all these summer desserts. Which one will you make […]

Fresh Fruit Recipes That Aren’t for Fruit Salad

Fresh Fruit Recipes That Aren’t for Fruit Salad


One of life’s simple pleasures in the summer is fresh fruit. We know it’s delicious to make a fruit salad and we have fantastic ones for summer here. But, we’re sharing 18 recipes that go beyond fruit salad. More than just for dessert, fresh fruit can be incorporated into main meals too. From breakfast to […]